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K3b 2.0 coming to KDE4 mid-2009, Qt forked for port

Mar 24, 2009, 21:32 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Geddas)

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"K3b version 1.0 was released for the KDE 3 series in 2007, but since then it has been a non-trivial port to the new KDE4 platform for lead developer Sebastian Trueg.

""Where is it? Well, it is on its way, as it has been for the last few years," Trueg wrote in a blog post. Mandriva Linux wanted K3b done for its 2009 Spring release (due April 29, 2009) and assigned two developers on the project part-time reporting to Trueg.

""This was a nice but also wise move," he said. "Everybody who ever worked on K3b or sent patches knows how protective I am of its code. So by letting two developers work on K3b, Mandriva kind of forced me to work on it too. I am finally enjoying hacking on K3b again.""

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